James Hyrum Holley

17 November 1854–24 March 1918 (Age 63)
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of James Hyrum

When James Hyrum Holley was born on 17 November 1854, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Holley, was 29 and his mother, Lucy Jane Ingram, was 19. He married Emma Isaac on 9 October 1882, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 24 March 1918, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Hyrum Holley
1854–1918
Emma Isaac
1856–1934
Marriage: 9 October 1882
James Russell Holley
1883–1973
Richard Ferris Holley
1884–1973
Emma Teresa Holley
1886–1967
Dallas Holley
1887–1966
Mildred Holley
1888–1889
Hatsie Holley
1890–1966
Benjamin Holley
1892–1976
John Isaac Holley
1894–1972
Glenn Holley
1895–1986
Donald Holley
1897–1897

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 October 1882Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 3
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    1863
    Age 9
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 18
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English:nickname from Middle English hol ‘hollow’ + eie, egh(e) ‘eye’ (Old English hol + ēage), perhaps a nickname for someone with a missing eye.topographic name for someone who lived by a ‘clearing in a hollow’, from Middle English hol ‘hollow’ + lei(e) ‘woodland clearing’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Holey
    Holy
    Hollis

    Story Highlight

    James Hyrum Holley and Emma Isaac

    History of my father, James Hyrum Holley, and my mother, Emma Isaac, and children, as I can remember and find records. Written by daughter Emma Teresa Holley Manwaring in 1954 James Hyrum Holley was …

    Sources (21)

    • Jas H Holley in household of Jas Holley, "United States Census, 1860"
    • James H in entry for John Isaac Holley and Pearl Padfield Reynolds, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • James H. Holley in entry for Emma Isaac Holley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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